Go Way Beyond Tater Tots: These Veggie Versions Are So Poppable
Turn tots into a healthy snack by swapping broccoli for starchy potatoes. Take it up a notch by adding parsley, yellow onion, breadcrumbs and cheddar cheese – and then throw them in the oven until they come out warm, crunchy and completely satisfying.
ZUCCHINI & PARMESAN TOTS
These tots look good enough to even make your foodie friends do a double-take! With a little creole seasoning, panko breadcrumbs and grated parmesan cheese in the mix, these light, tater-less tots make the perfect side.
PUMPKIN CHIPOTLE CHEDDAR TOTS
Add a little oomph to your cookout by pairing burgers with these little gems! Tieghan Gerard of blog Half Baked Harvest suggests also preparing an avocado blue cheese ranch sauce for dipping. Because, yum!
YELLOW SQUASH TOTS
'Tater' tots become a new appetizer with this recipe for zucchini and onion bites. Make extra because we 'betcha can't eat just one. Or two. Or possibly the whole batch.
BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER TOTS
Go gluten-free with this recipe for hot sauce-infused "cauli-tots." Blogger Brianne of Cupcakes and Kale Chips makes it easy by replacing potatoes with cauliflower and flour with cornmeal to create a crunchy little snack that's packed with all the comforts of the classic.
PARMESAN CHICKPEA TOTS
Sure, homemade hummus is great but chickpeas now have an even higher calling. Coated in a mixture of parmesan, cumin, oregano and pepper, these tots are real winners.
SWEET POTATO TOTS
Okay, so maybe we're not ready to ditch the potato quite yet. These four-ingredient tots come together in a snap. All you need: sweet potatoes, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Oh, and little patience while they bake up nice and crispy in the oven.